Every year during the summer the south of china is affected by heavy and continuous rains resulting in widespread floods. China floods 2020 latest video update today july three gorges dam flood gates opened flooding along yangtze river flooding in china 2020 compilation v.
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China floods 2020 map. Ifrc 20 aug 2020 severe floods and rising river levels continue to affect provinces in china including sichuan province where more than 4 5 million people have been affected and over 60 000. Global flood map uses nasa satellite data to show the areas of the world under water and at risk for flooding if ocean levels rise. Areas of southern and central china have been hit by heavy flooding and the country s flood response alert has been raised to the second highest level.
From 2020 to 2022 china plans to push forward 150 major water works projects worth roughly 1 29 trillion yuan 184 billion combined according to ye. Reference map 26 02 2020 source. The loss of life due to floods has.
Since early june 2020 floods have severely impacted large tracts of southern china due to heavy rains caused by the regional rainy season primarily around the yangtze basin and its tributaries with rains expected to hit central and eastern china during july described as the worst since at least 1998. Grants approved for flood victims in mainland source. On january 23 2020 the city was overwhelmed by an explosion of covid 19 cases after which an unprecedented lockdown was imposed on the city s 11 million residents.
Wuhan the original epicentre of the covid 19 pandemic in china is now facing another calamity in the form of floods. Nasa gpm 500 1 000 laos gulf of tonkin province border settlements source. According to the ministry of emergency management by the end of june flooding had.
Posted 17 aug 2020 originally published 26 feb 2020. 15 rare historical photographs of 1931 china floods the floods this year began on june 4 2020 with the arrival of the rainy season. Emergency response coordination centre ercc dg echo daily map 20 07 2020 china rainfall and floods june july 2020 south china sea vietnam china 300 500 200 300 100 200 past precipitation accumulation mm 19 june 18 july source.
Jrc ghsl country border major city. According to the world meteorological organization wmo sea levels have been rising about 3 mm per year since 1993 totaling a 200 mm increase 7 87 inches in global averaged sea level since 1870. As of now eight people have lost their lives to the floods.